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Winter 2023

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500 word…

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course will examine the operation of the Fourth, Fifth, and to a lesser extent, the Sixth Amendments to…

  • International Commercial Arbitration

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home
    There will be a take-home final exam and class participation will be weighed.
    This course provides an…

  • Contract Design

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites:None Exam Type: No Exam Student Welcome Video Good contracts create value by giving parties the right incentives to achieve their goals. A…

  • Freedom of Expression and the Race Question

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam This course will examine racial influences on controversies involving claims to freedom of expression. The provisional table of contents for…

  • American Indian Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course is an introduction to federal Indian law, the body of law recognizing and limiting the sovereignty of…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This experiential course meets Tuesday, January 3 to Friday, January 13, 2023 and is taught by Nana Sarian, a…

  • Technology and the Public Interest

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term classes is Friday, December 2, 2022. Students…

  • The Craft of Lawyering

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 2, 2022.

  • Advocacy: The Courtroom and Beyond

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 2, 2022.

  • State Constitutional Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Each student will be responsible for one in-class presentation and two 6-8 page papers.
    This survey course…

  • Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

    January 18, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement.
    Required Class Component: Supreme Court Litigation (1 winter clinical credit). This clinic…

  • Supreme Court Litigation

    January 18, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (2 winter clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll…

  • Computer Science for Lawyers (CS50 for Lawyers)

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None. This course is designed for students with and without prior programming experience. Exam Type: No Exam This course is a variant of…

  • International Labor Migration

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will draw on case studies to examine international labor migration flows, governance issues under national and international…

  • Sports Law Clinic

    January 18, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Food and Drug Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam
    A paper is required.
    This course explores the full range of federal regulation of products subject to the…

  • Government Lawyer: Attorney General Clinic

    January 18, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: The Role of the State Attorney General (2 fall classroom…

  • Negotiation Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    This course is co-taught by Sheila Heen, Morgan Franklin, Ariel Eckblad, Alonzo Emery, Debbie Goldstein, and Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez. Note: This course is restricted to first-year…

  • The Role of the Article III Judge

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: 1L Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment, or Constitutional Law: First Amendment Exam Type: No Exam The contemporary debate…

  • Leadership Fundamentals

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is December 2, 2022. Students…

  • Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop combines a substantive review of key appellate litigation doctrines concerning appellate jurisdiction, standards…

  • Local Government Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Any given place in the United States is governed by a diverse, overlapping, and conflicting set of governments, from…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • JuryX Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Instead there will be a 1200-word paper due at the end of the workshop.
    Ideal Discourse JuryX…

  • Pathways to Leadership Workshop for the Public Sector

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term classes is December 2, 2022. Students may…

  • Legal Profession: Government Ethics – Scandal and Reform

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The course will focus on the rapidly-changing legal system that is designed to regulate government ethics. The course will…

  • Criminal Justice Appellate Clinical Seminar

    January 18, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic (2 winter clinical credits + 2-3 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in…

  • Trial Advocacy Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    This course is taught by Professor Ron Sullivan, Judge John Cratsley, Mr. Albert Herring, Ms. Mary Kennedy, Judge Peter Krauthamer, Mr. Thomas Newman, and Judge

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop: Boardroom Strategies and Deal Tactics

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: Corporations or permission to waive the requisite. Exam Type: One Day Take-Home Successful M&A lawyers (and bankers) provide leadership and judgment in…

  • Introduction to Trial Advocacy

    January 18, 2023

    This course is taught by Professor Ron Sullivan, The Honorable Jay Blitzman, Mr. Thomas Newman, and Ms. Santha Sonenberg. Note: This course is…